Northeast Region Features
Conserving the Nature of America

Volunteers transplant dune grass from construction zone.
Volunteers transplant dune grass from construction zone.
Credit: Robert Lorenz

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announces more than $19 million in grants to protect coastal wetlands across the nation

More than $5.1 million in national grants will fund six coastal wetlands projects in the Northeast Region. The projects will protect about 1,000 acres in Broad Dyke Creek in Delaware; Basin, Curtis, Long and Seal coves in Maine; Cohansey Bayshore in New Jersey; Great Marsh Estuary in Massachusetts; and Maquoit Bay in Maine.

National news release
Read more about coastal projects in the Northeast Region
2011 Project Summaries

Published on: Wednesday, December 22,2010

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